Projects 4 HOPE
HOPE Cape Town is blessed with loyal supporters. Some have short or medium term projects to raise funds for HOPE Cape Town. Here you can find a few examples of past, present and future projects for HOPE Cape Town
The First HOPE Cape Town charity shop
The team at the Mediterranean Villa has furnished the HOPE Cape Town charity shop with lots of passion, creativity and attention to detail.
The manager of the Guest House, Petra Reichwein, knows HOPE Cape Town very well and has supported the organisation for years. The shop opened its doors to guests and visitors of the Villa in 2010. On offer are hand crafted products created by artists based in local townships, with all proceeds going to HOPE Cape Town.
Since May 2014 colourful ceramic goods from ISUNA are also offered at the shop. ISUNA, managed by long-time supporters of HOPE Cape Town Christina and Hans-Uli Strohm, is a group of trained artists who have studied fine art and design.
Please visit and support the HOPE Cape Town shop at the Mediterranean Villa during your next trip to Cape Town.
As part of HOPE Cape Town’s commitment to impacting communities on all levels, we facilitate an international volunteer program where one of the projects is currently an education outreach and enrichment project with underprivileged children at Blikkiesdorp.
Our current volunteer from Germany, Lydia Schidelko, who will be with us for 6 months, teaches the children language and social skills. According to Lydia, “Spending time with the children has been an amazing experience. Seeing the condition that these families live in makes me realise just how fortunate we are back in Germany.” We ensure that all our volunteers are immersed in local communities and have the opportunity to engage with different cultures and environments adding to their experience.
My Chain For Happiness
Organiser: Kamghe Gaba
Kamghe Gaba, a successful athlete and member of the German national team (400 m), visited HOPE Cape Town in 2010. His visit to the community of Blikkiesdorp had a profound effect on him. Kamghe then launched a project "My Chain for Happiness" to support children assisted by HOPE Cape Town.
Kamghe Gaba in Blikkiesdorp (second from left)
Cycling For HOPE Cape Town (22nd February 2013 - Ongoing)
Organiser: Konrad Horn
More about Cycling for HOPE Cape Town:
The idea is to find cyclists joining together to raise funds for the NGO HOPE Cape Town on the occasion of the Cape Argus Cycle Tour. Konrad volunteered for HOPE Cape Town and received a unique insight into their incredibly valuable work.
Cycling for HOPE Cape Town intends to:
1) attract cyclists and sponsors
2) increase awareness of HOPE Cape Town and their work
3) raise funds to support the work of HOPE Cape Town
The plan is to have a cycling team ready for the 2015 Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour!
All interested cyclists please let me know and help us spread the news.
Running for HOPE (13 February 2013 - 29 March 2013)
Organiser: Dennis Thiel
More about Running for HOPE:
Trail runners Dennis and Ryan, ran the Two Oceans TRAIL Marathon
On 29 March 2013 they realised that putting themselves through such a challenging event should be done for a greater purpose, and so they ran for HOPE.
In trail running numbers have less significance. A kilometer distance is rarely an indication of the effort or energy used in completing the course. They intended to raise funds and asked members of the public to consider sponsoring each kilometer in their run in order to donate to HOPE Cape Town.
We at HOPE Cape Town would like to thank Dennis, Ryan and all donors for their support.
HOPE Cape Town Trust
Public Benefit Organisation (SA) No 93/00/24/843
Non Profit Organisation (SA) No 053-417 NPO